Foreign Ministry speaker Zakharova very passionate about her dollhouseRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 23:01
Modernizing Foreign Ministry's public image was a challenge — Spokeswoman ZakharovaSociety & Culture August 18, 22:24
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Zakharova says good cigar enough to bring down stressSociety & Culture August 18, 22:19
Diplomat says story about American neo-Nazi site in Russia became political show in USRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 21:07
Putin, Medvedev honor memory of Sevastopol defendersSociety & Culture August 18, 20:02
Yeltsin’s limousine put up for sale for $332,495 in St. PetersburgSociety & Culture August 18, 19:46
Sambo wrestling should become trademark of Russian sports — security officialSport August 18, 18:38
Iran may start oil supplies to Russia within monthBusiness & Economy August 18, 18:31
Nord Stream 2 project will be implemented despite sanctions — energy ministerBusiness & Economy August 18, 18:29
MOSCOW, November 27 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia will give a firm response to the external support to particular political forces in Russia, Chairman of the State Duma International Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachyov said after the United Russia congress on Sunday.
“In the unanimous opinion of our foreign colleagues, the congress procedures complied with the universal and world best standards of the formation of election programs and the nomination of a party candidate for the top national position,” he said.
Obviously, far from all in the world are happy with that. “Vladimir Putin has said that we are experiencing colossal pressure. It is not about the fostering of democratization and the provision of electoral rights and freedoms of our citizens. It is about support to particular political forces in this country, which is not assistance but interference in internal affairs of Russia. This interference will not be tolerated, and our response will be firm,” he said.
“In the end, the international community will recognize results of the parliamentary election campaign and the presidential election campaign,” he said. The election results are apparent and predictable, although “a big political struggle is ahead,” he noted.
In the opinion of Kosachyov, the results will contribute to global stability. “Russia was, is and will be a reliable and transparent partner for all who pursue the same values as Russia in the provision of international stability and security,” he said.
Putin, who was nominated for president at the United Russia congress on Sunday, warned everyone trying to influence the outcome of the Russian elections that it would be a waste of time and offered to pool efforts in the suppression of modern threats and challenges.